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U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Diplomacy Annual Program Statement

Type: Posted • Opportunity: PD-KIGALI-FY24-02

Description

The U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below.

Purpose of Small Grants: We invite proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Rwanda through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Examples of PD Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to:

Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;

Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;

Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs;

Professional and academic exchanges and programs;

Background
The U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.

Grant Details
We invite proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Rwanda through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Examples of PD Small Grants Program programs include:
- Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs
- Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions
- Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs
- Professional and academic exchanges and programs.

Eligibility Requirements
The PD Section encourages applications from U.S. and other foreign organizations:
- Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
- Cultural organizations
- Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
- Governmental institutions.
For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Period of Performance
Length of performance period: Six to 12 months.
Anticipated program start date: May 1, 2024, through September 30, 2024.

Grant Value
Total available funding: Subject to funding availability.
Awards may range from a minimum of $2,000 to a maximum of $25,000.

Overview

Category of Funding
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 1/17/24 the Department of State posted grant opportunity PD-KIGALI-FY24-02 for U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Diplomacy Annual Program Statement. The grant will be issued under grant program 19.040 Public Diplomacy Programs. It is expected that 5 total grants will be made worth between $2,000 and $25,000.

Timing

Posted Date
Jan. 17, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
May 31, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 87 Days
Last Updated
Jan. 17, 2024, 7:17 a.m. EST
Version
1
Archive Date
June 30, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
The PD Section encourages applications from U.S. and other foreign organizations: • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience. • Cultural organizations • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions • Governmental institutions For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$25,000
Floor
$2,000
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
5

Contacts

Contact
Maureen B Abera Grantor
Contact Email
Email Description
KigaliPublicDiplomacy@state.gov
Contact Phone
250788380794

Documents

Posted documents for PD-KIGALI-FY24-02

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